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Fatal Traffic Crash in Whitley County

Date of News Release: 07/06/2015

(London, KY.) - On Sunday, July 05, 2015 at approximately 10:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on KY HWY 204 in Whitley County.

Upon arrival Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Craig Reed determined that a 2005, Chevrolet Silverado operated by Kenneth A. Rich, 55, of Williamsburg was traveling eastbound on KY HWY 204 passing another vehicle when he lost control of his pick-up and traveled off the eastbound side of the highway and struck a tree.

Rich who was wearing a seat belt was pronounced dead at the scene by the Whitley County Coroners Office.

Trooper Reed is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by KSP SGT Tony Dingess, Trooper Ritchie Baxter, Whitley County Sheriff's Office, Whitley County EMS and the Woodbine Fire Department.